TfL has reminded Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) members that their accreditation could be in jeopardy if they do not immediately tell it of any offences they commit. Following the Metropolitan Police Service’s Operation Safeway, anecdotal evidence suggests there has been a marked increase in the number of PG9s issued to operators by Vosa and the police. One bronze Fors member contacted MT after its re-accreditation was placed in doubt when it received four PG9s. Three were for load restraint […]
TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer.
By the end of today Londoners will have voted to elect a new mayor. The victor will have a significant impact on road freight, with both regional and national players affected by the policy decisions taken during the next four years. MT cherry-picks some of the key promises from the mayoral candidates to find out what they propose to do to aid, or harm, the road transport industry. Ken Livingstone – Labour Party candidate Livingstone’s manifesto pledges that, as mayor, […]